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Mark Ruffalo backs Tessa Thompson to become She-Hulk

The pair have appeared together in the 'Thor' movies

Mark Ruffalo has backed his Thor: Ragnarok co-star Tessa Thompson to become She-Hulk.

The show is in production for new streaming service Disney+, as revealed earlier this year.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, the Hulk actor put his money behind Thompson to bag the lead role in the forthcoming She-Hulk.

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“I mean, Tessa Thompson’s already Valkyrie but she’d be a great She-Hulk,” Ruffalo said of the actress who he’s worked with on both 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok and this year’s Avengers: Endgame.

Valkyrie, played by Tessa Thompson, is Marvel’s first LGBTQ character

Thompson made history in 2017 when her character in Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s first LGBTQ character.

She’s since stated that she’d love to be part of a prospective all-female Marvel movie, saying: “There’s an interest in having women at the forefront of this phase. I feel like it’s hopeful.”

The conversation has come up again recently, with Brie Larson saying that “a lot” of Marvel actresses have expressed interest in the idea.

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Thompson recently stated that she believes a third Creed movie will happen eventually.

“I feel so lucky that doing the Creed movies, I get to write that music and perform that music,” Thompson said on a panel at a recent Comic Con.

“And I think we’re going to make a Creed 3 eventually so I’ll make more music then.”

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